- 2.00 Participation/CE
Course Description:Public health was not a profession until the early 20th century following the movement to institutionalize and link health education to medical training. Historically, the concepts of health are rooted in the cultural perceptions surrounding health predominant for the period. Archeological evidence gives us an indication of how these concepts of health evolved over time and impacted the practice of maintaining the health of the population, even affecting how we think of health in the current age.
- 7.00 Participation/CE
Course Description:The course will introduce key concepts in epidemiology that are needed for public health practice. These concepts include the measures of disease frequency, principles and techniques of surveillance, outbreak investigation, measures of association used in epidemiologic studies, causal reasoning, confounding, bias, and epidemiologic study design.